A motorcycle accident closed Derby Avenue/Route 34 west in West Haven Sunday afternoon, according to police.
Police say the accident happened around 4:14 p.m. when a male motorcyclist was driving westbound on Derby Avenue and lost control of the motorcycle. He then struck the median guardrail.
The driver suffered a traumatic head injury and a female passenger suffered a broken arm and lacerations. Both were transported to area hospitals.
The westbound side of Derby Avenue was closed for several hours at Forest Road while the West Haven Major Accident Squad investigated.